Cheap Plantation Shutters

Are you a new home owner who dislikes their current window shutters?  Whether you just bought a new home or renovating a current one, consider going to latest trend in home improvement:  plantation shutters.  Cheap plantation shutters are inexpensive to purchase and can be found in both wood and vinyl finishes.  If you're dissatisfied with your room's current decor, you can use plantation shutters to make a drastic improvement in it's beauty.  They're also very easy to maintain and clean.

Discount plantation shutters are available locally at many home improvement stores like Lowe's and Home Depot.  Also, if you're inexperienced in home improvement, you can have the store come out and do the measuring and installation of the window shutters for you.  However, having professionals install your plantation window shutters can cost you a bit of money.


Buying Plantation Shutters Online

When you shop locally for your window shutters, you end up paying a lot of money to cover their bottom line.  If you're comfortable with using the internet, consider buying your plantation shutters online.  When you choose the internet for your online purchasing, you buy directly from the factory which can end up saving your hundreds of dollars in the end.

There are tons of websites run by the factories that are willing to give huge deals on plantation shutters.  A simple search using a search engine can direct you to these discount shutter dealers.

The one disadvantage with buying online is if you don't know much about do-it-yourself home improvement.  While many of the factory shutter websites you go to will provide good tutorials and instructions on how to measure for your window shutters, it can still be difficult if you don't know what you're doing.  Beyond that, however, online is the best way to go.  Due to the competition the websites run into, you can end up getting your cheap plantation shutters for extremely awesome prices (sometimes even free shipping).


Getting Your Shutters Installed

Once you've made your purchase, getting your shutters installed can end up being fairly expensive.  In most cases, installation can cost you any where from $85.00 to over $200.00 per window.  Since that's fairly expensive, especially if you're on a budget, you may want to enlist the help of friends or family members.  If you don't know anyone personally, you can ask for help from neighbors or fellow employees at work.  Otherwise, you may need to bite the bullet and have the factory or store install them for you.


Final Thoughts

Plantation shutters are great for any new home or renovation project.  There are tons of ways to find great deals on them both in the local stores and online on the internet.  One final thought about getting plantation shutters cheap, is buy purchasing last year's style or model.  While they may not be on the "leading edge" of fashion, they definitely can be a beautiful, quality, and budget friendly option for your home.

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John 3 years ago

There are sites that help homeowners make their own shutters - I made a set for my bedroom and was suprised how simple the process was - I did a outside mounted shutter with 2 panels so it was pretty straight foward. I saved about $200.00 on one window Rockler had some of the parts and another site that I got materials from was Shuttercutter.com - either way good luck!

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